Areas of Potential Interdisciplinary Interaction,

 

24

   

 Missions, Role of Other Agencies,

 

24

   

 Cosmic, Solar, and Terrestrial Irradiation,

 

25

   

 Current Work and Gaps,

 

25

   

 Areas of Relevant Independent Astronomical Research,

 

27

   

 Areas of Potential Interdisciplinary Interaction,

 

28

   

 Missions, Role of Other Agencies,

 

33

   

 Interstellar and Protostellar Nebular Chemistry,

 

33

   

 Current Work and Gaps,

 

33

   

 Areas of Relevant Independent Astronomical Research,

 

34

   

 Areas of Potential Interdisciplinary Interaction,

 

35

   

 Missions, Role of Other Agencies,

 

35

   

 Bombardment,

 

36

   

 Current Work and Gaps,

 

36

   

 Areas of Relevant Independent Astronomical Research,

 

38

   

 Areas of Potential Interdisciplinary Interaction,

 

39

   

 Missions, Role of Other Agencies,

 

40

   

 Prebiotic Chemistry and Photosynthesis,

 

41

   

 Current Work and Gaps,

 

41

   

 Areas of Relevant Independent Astronomical Research,

 

44

   

 Areas of Potential Interdisciplinary Interaction,

 

45

   

 Missions, Role of Other Agencies,

 

47

   

 Molecular Evolution in a Variable Astronomical Context,

 

48

   

 Current Work and Gaps,

 

48

   

 Areas of Relevant Independent Astronomical Research,

 

50

   

 Areas of Potential Interdisciplinary Interaction,

 

50

   

 Programs of Other Agencies,

 

51

5

 

INTEGRATING ASTRONOMY WITH THE OTHER DISCIPLINES OF ASTROBIOLOGY

 

52

   

 Common Goals and Interests,

 

52

   

 Common Language,

 

53

   

 Background and Education,

 

53

   

 Student Research Training,

 

53

   

 Graduate Student Exchange Program,

 

54

   

 Postdoctoral Fellowships,

 

54

   

 Faculty Enrichment,

 

55

   

 Recommendations,

 

55

 

 

APPENDIXES

 

 

   

A  Context and Statement of Task

 

59

   

B  Related Reports and Programmatic Activities

 

62

   

C  Glossary

 

70

   

D  Committee Member and Staff Biographies

 

75



The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement